Comtrex caplets – for acute head cold symptoms

Comtrex caplets contain multi-ingredient formula that could relieve symptoms of cold and flu. Comtrex caplets provide effective temporary relief of the symptoms associated with common cold and other upper respiratory infections including nasal congestion, sore throat, fever, chesty cough, headache, body ache. Recommended adults and children (12 years and over): 2 caplets every 4 hours or above as required. Do not take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours. Do not exceed the stated dose and do not take more frequently than every 4 hours. Do not use for longer than 7 days without asking the doctor. Always use the lowest effective dose to relieve the symptoms. Do not use in children under 12 years of age.

COMPOSITION

Comtrex tablets
Comtrex tablets

Each caplet contains:

  • Acetaminophen 500 mg.
  • Pseudoephedrine HCL 30mg.
  • Brompheniramine Maleate 2mg.

INDICATIONS

For temporary relief of the following symptoms associated with common cold & flu: minor aches, pains, headache, muscular aches, sore throat pain, and fever; nasal congestion, and sinus pressure; runny nose and sneezing.

DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION

  • Adults and children 12 years of age and over: 2 caplets every 6 hours, while symptoms persist, not to exceed 8 caplets in 24 hours, or as directed by your doctor.
  • Do not use for children under 12 years of age.

WARNINGS & PRECAUTIONS WHILE USAGE

  • Keep medicines out of children’s reach.
  • In case of overdose get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Prompt medical attention is critical for adults as well as children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.
  • If you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a health professional before using this product.
  • Do not take this product for more than 7 days without consulting a doctor.
  • If sore throat is sever, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly.
  • If nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur, discontinue use and consult a doctor.
  • If symptoms do not improve within 7 days or are accompanied by fever, consult a doctor.
  • Consult a doctor before using this product if you have breathing problems such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis, heart disease, high blood pressure, thyroid disease diabetes, glaucoma, or difficulty in urination due to enlargement of prostate gland.
  • This product may cause excitability especially in children.
  • May cause drowsiness, hence, use caution when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery.
  • Avoid alcoholic beverages while taking this product.
  • Consult a doctor before using this product if you are taking tranquilizers.

DRUG INTERACTION PRECAUTION

  • Do not use this product if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions, or Parkinson’s disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug.
  • If you are uncertain whether your prescription drug contains an MAOI, consult a health professional before taking this product.

OVERDOSE

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HOW SUPPLIED

  • Box containing 1 or 2 strips, each strip contains of 10 red coated caplets.
  • Store below 30° C, avoid excessive heat, and protect from light.
  • Produced by: GlaxoSmithKline Egypt . phone No: (+202) 26185000. Mail: me@gsk.com. Website: www.gsk.com.
N02BE01 paracetamol/ Acetaminophen R01BA02 / pseudoephedrine / R01BA52 R06AB01 / brompheniramine  GlaxoSmithKline Egypt

Comtrex – Information Leaflet

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Comtrex – AR- Patient_Information_Leaflet
ENG-Patient-Information-Leaflet
Comtrex – ENG-Patient-Information-Leaflet
Council of Arab Health Ministers and Union of Arab pharmacists
Medicament is a product which affects your health, and its consumption contrary to instructions is dangerous for you.
Follow strictly the doctor’s prescription, the method of use and the instructions of the pharmacist who sells the medicament.
The doctor and the pharmacist are experts in medicine, its benefits and risks.
Do not by yourself intenupt the period of treatment prescribed for you.
Do not repeat the same prescription without consulting your doctor.
Keep medicament out of children reach.

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